MSNBC reported that Windows Vista pricing is now live on the Microsoft corporate after a busy week in the press on pricing last week. You'll find the retail details on the Windows Vista site. Overall you'll find that the cost for a

  • Windows Vista Home Basic is US SRP$199, with upgrades to Windows XP for $99.95.
  • Windows Vista Home Premium: $239 (upgrades will be $159). upgrade for Media Center PCs to record TV and link to the Xbox 360.
  • Windows Vista Business: $299 (upgrades will be $199).
  • Windows Vista Ultimate: $399 (upgrades will be $259). This version combines the feature set you see of Premium with the features in Vista Business.

My blog report on our  move to Vista at home is delayed (imagine that) due to our need to install on our home PCs, wind down our last summer weekend, and get the kids ready for school this week. In short, most time was spent on archiving the data form the machines than on the installs.

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